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Sukayu Onsen

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Address: 1 Nitta, Aomori 038-0001, Aomori Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 17-738-6400
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Confortable Japanse-style room and awesome food!

We've stayed at Sukayu Onsen for 4 nights during a ski trip to Hakkoda. The onsen is pretty close to the Hakkoda Ropeway, so it is a very good choice for skiers. Free shuttle bus... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Quebec City, Canada
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Quebec City, Canada
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've stayed at Sukayu Onsen for 4 nights during a ski trip to Hakkoda. The onsen is pretty close to the Hakkoda Ropeway, so it is a very good choice for skiers. Free shuttle bus runs from the Onsen until the ski resort. You can finish your day by skiing directly to the Sukayu Onsen. This is an old building... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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294 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 330 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the first time that Ive tried the mixed onsen. we've stayed in Hakkoda hotel 3 times but never been to this nearby onsen. The water is milky white and has the acidic sulphur smell. Its 43 degrees celcious and when we went there werent many people, most are still at ski slopes! If you are shy they do... More 

Thank Zetster
Jaffna, Sri Lanka
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Sukayu is a very traditional Japanese onsen known for being able to hold 1000 people. The water here is sulphuric so it's white (and smells a bit!) - it's very good for your skin though. I found the water here a lot hotter than at other onsens so be careful not to stay in for too long as you may... More 

Thank millavanilla1991
Tokyo, Japan
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

Sukayu is a very traditional style onsen. The onsen water is soft and soothing. Inside the bath area is pretty dark with only a few light fixtures providing enough ambience. Very cozy and soothing. Don't be surprised when you see people taking a nap on the bath floor. It's a natural thing in Aomori pref.

3 Thank JapanMuse
Tokyo, Japan
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372 reviews
133 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

We visited the Sukayu Onsen Ryokan in May. We drove a rental car up to there although we could take a free shuttle from Shin-Aomori station. It was good one hour drive and we had good drive to Oirase Gorge and Lake Towada next day. The building itself is very traditional and over hundred years old. There are two choices... More 

4 Thank にんじんandグリーンピース
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

Sukyayu is traditional and very old. If you are familiar with modern onsen, be aware that this one is a little different. There is nowhere to wash before you hop in-just a little area to the side where you can rinse off first. There is nowhere to rinse off afterwards, either. If you are not a hotel guest, you get... More 

3 Thank olivertwisto
Seattle, Washington
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57 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2009

This place is old. In a good way. We drove up from Tawada-ko and stopped for the onsen only. 500 yen only. The onsen building itself is very high ceilinged - the echoes adding to the experience. The place has a hotel also, but we did not stay there.

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